Find out which brokers have made the best calls. We break down the number of buy, sell or hold ratings for each stockbroker. You can see all the information in easy to read charts and discover the league table for best and worst brokers based on performance.
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Summary of sell recommendations

In the chart below the columns represent an analysis of correct Sell recommendations by each broker over the last 3 months. The blue section represents Sell recommendations for companies whose share price has dramatically underperformed the FTSE, red represents Sells which have significantly underperformed the FTSE and green represents Sells which have only moderately underperformed the FTSE. See a full explanation of how to use this chart.
Broker >15% 5-15% 0-5% Total
GMP Securities 50% 50% 0% 100.0%
AlphaValue 13% 50% 13% 75.0%
Panmure Gordon 8% 38% 23% 69.3%
Morgan Stanley 11% 11% 44% 66.6%
Haitong Securities 0% 0% 67% 66.7%
Liberum Capital 22% 25% 17% 63.9%
Deutsche Bank 33% 10% 19% 61.8%
Macquarie 18% 29% 12% 58.8%
Peel Hunt 19% 14% 24% 57.1%
Goldman Sachs 17% 13% 26% 56.5%
Berenberg 11% 11% 33% 55.5%
Jefferies Interna... 16% 23% 16% 54.8%
Cantor Fitzgerald 50% 0% 0% 50.0%
N+1 Singer 17% 17% 17% 50.1%
Canaccord Genuity 0% 0% 50% 50.0%

Super sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown over 15% share price decrease over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict dramatic share price decreases.
Broker Super Sell
GMP Securities 50.00%
Cantor Fitzgerald 50.00%
Deutsche Bank 33.33%
Liberum Capital 22.22%
Bryan Garnier 20.00%
Peel Hunt 19.05%
Macquarie 17.65%
Goldman Sachs 17.39%
N+1 Singer 16.67%
Jefferies International 16.13%
Barclays Capital 14.29%
AlphaValue 12.50%
HSBC 12.50%
Numis 11.76%
Berenberg 11.11%

Good sells

The above chart shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price decrease of between 5% and 15% over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict significant share price decreases.
Broker Good Sell
Haitong Securities 66.67%
Canaccord Genuity 50.00%
finnCap 50.00%
Morgan Stanley 44.44%
RBC Capital Markets 33.33%
Berenberg 33.33%
Investec 28.57%
Goldman Sachs 26.09%
Societe Generale 25.00%
Peel Hunt 23.81%
Panmure Gordon 23.08%
Citigroup 21.74%
JP Morgan Cazenove 21.21%
Bryan Garnier 20.00%
Exane BNP Paribas 19.35%

Moderate sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price decrease of between 0% and 5% over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict moderate share price decreases.
Broker Moderate Sell
GMP Securities 50.00%
AlphaValue 50.00%
Panmure Gordon 38.46%
Kepler Cheuvreux 33.33%
Credit Suisse 29.63%
Macquarie 29.41%
Liberum Capital 25.00%
Societe Generale 25.00%
Jefferies International 22.58%
Shore Capital 18.18%
Numis 17.65%
Citigroup 17.39%
Barclays Capital 16.67%
N+1 Singer 16.67%
Peel Hunt 14.29%

Poor sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price increase over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict a share price decrease when the shares have actually risen in value while their Sell recommendation was in place.
Broker Poor Sell
Beaufort Securities 100.00%
Shore Capital 68.18%
Exane BNP Paribas 64.52%
JP Morgan Cazenove 60.61%
Bryan Garnier 60.00%
RBC Capital Markets 58.33%
HSBC 58.33%
Investec 57.14%
Citigroup 56.52%
Barclays Capital 54.76%
Numis 52.94%
Credit Suisse 51.85%
Canaccord Genuity 50.00%
Kepler Cheuvreux 50.00%
Societe Generale 50.00%